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Software and Server Side Engineer

at Textnomics, Inc. in Sunnyvale, CA   —   Jun 27, 2014   |  
Textnomics is building the most comprehensive toolset for the massive job market space on the planet. We are a vertical text mining, natural language processing and machine learning company in the HR space based in Silicon Valley, and we're hiring. This is a low-risk, high-return position for highly qualified candidates.

Our team consists of former NASA and European Scientists, entrepreneurs and senior executives, working on an IP rich product. We are looking for highly motivated, hands-on engineers who have experience developing web applications and who love innovative products. You will be part of a core team that will bring the product to market in 2 months time.
The ideal candidate should have several years of hands-on experience developing web applications, server side programming and using various web and server-side technologies. They should take ownership of our backend and API code.
Technical Requirements and must haves:
> Strong knowledge of JAVA (present code base)
> MySql, or H2 Databases
> Apache-Tomcat and server side programming
> JSP and web technologies (JQuery would be nice), JavaScript and Ajax
> Amazon web services / LAMP stack / SSL / OR Google App Engine
> Experience in NLP, and Machine Learning, Data Mining -- A HUGE PLUS
Highly desirable are:
> Wordnet interface to Java but not required
> familiarity with OpenOffice API (or Scribd API)
> Lucene indexing and usage / Solr / MongoDB
> Knowledge about security and scalability
Nice to Have:
HTML, HTML 5 in particular, CSS
Researchy stuff:
> Latent semantic analysis, and LDA are a plus
Non-technical requirements;
Having worked in a startup or in small team is a plus
Must be goal driven / love to work in pairs
Enjoy working in a research driven / fast learning / fast paced test and optimize environment
Work with remote team if needed
Work with an interdisciplinary team of linguists and non-computer scientist
Shift between being a code junkie, creative thinker, and more cerebral analyst -- or at least be able to work with all three types
Stock options
Competitive Salary + 401K + Health Insurance (pending the close of the Series A)
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